Latest play news (page 1 of 25)
Here's the lowdown on what's happening right now with play in London... along with news from beyond the M25 that might affect how, where and how often children play within its confines. If you want news relating to London Play, choose from the menu on the left.
3 May 2017 I New York Times
Sophisticated computer simulations have been used to calculate how much public money could be saved if children became more active.
21 April 2017 I Washington University
A favorite childhood pastime — swinging on the playground swing set — also may be teaching kids how to get along.
20 April 2017 I Association of Play Industries
ENGLAND: Local authorities across England closed 214 playgrounds in two years and are planning to close another 234, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
20 April 2016 I Islington Tribune
ISLINGTON: Children at one of London's most 'hard-boiled' playgrounds took part in a “best-dressed egg” competition over Easter.
13 April 2017 I Southwark News
Peckham Rye Adventure Playground manager Terry Jones has left the playground after 25 years, unhappy at plans to redevelop the site.
08 April 2017 I London Play
LONDON: Traffic came to a halt in Crossharbour on Friday as the ultimate in low-emissions vehicles took to the road - fresh from racing in the All London Girl Kart Grand Prix.